New Zealand-founded, Singapore-based video production startup 90 Seconds has raised US$20 million ($28 million) in Series B funding.
Auckland edutech startup Kami has raised $1.42 million (NZ$1.5 million) in funding led by Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital.
Auckland startup PredictHQ has raised US$10 million ($13.8 million, NZ$14.8 million) in a Series A round led by US firm Aspect Ventures.
New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
Auckland-based SaaS platform Thematic today announced it has raised US$1.22 million in seed funding to continue its international growth.
On-demand photography startup Snappr raises $2.5 million, gaming startup Gamurs closes $3.5 million round, Blackbird Ventures backs AskNicely
Snappr has announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed funding round, with the funds set to help accelerate the businesses expansion across the US.
Vend has announced the appointment of former Yelp director Dave Scheine as the company’s new country manager for Asia-Pacific.
To help the average joe get their thoughts heard is Auckland’s Spalk, allowing aspiring sports commentators to broadcast their insights play by play.
Launched in 2006, Eventfinda was originally an events listing platform. Now incorporating ticketing, the startup last year processed 20 million tickets for events around New Zealand.
Founded in Auckland in 2014 by ophthalmologist, Dr. Hong Sheng Chiong, oDocs is a portable diagnostic eye exam system for smartphones. The startup has created a portable eye-care adaptor that can be attached to anyone’s smartphone and used by an eye specialist outside a clinic.
MoovMe helps users easily tell their service providers, internet, electricity, and the like, that they are moving home, allowing them to set up at their new address, and notify a range of other organisations that have their details on file of their change of address.
Domino’s partners with Australian drone startup Flirtey to launch world’s first ever commercial drone pizza delivery service
Domino’s has today announced a partnership with Australian drone startup Flirtey to launch the world’s first ever drone delivery service in New Zealand. The partnership aims to connect people with pizza via CAA-approved trial store-to-door drone deliveries.
Mark Zuckerberg may have said that it will take at least ten years for virtual reality to reach the mass market, but all that means it that companies currently working in the space have ten years to perfect and develop what they’re doing.
Kiwis are inherently innovative and resourceful, but talent shortage still hinders New Zealand’s startup ecosystem
It’s difficult to quantify how much and how quickly the New Zealand startup ecosystem has grown in recent years but by all accounts it’s “heaps” and “very quickly”.
New Zealand based startup Yudoozy believes that it could be the next iteration of the well established ‘freelancing platform concept’ with its business model that goes against the grain, taking no commissions, not having freelancers bid for jobs and not seeing itself as the middleman platform in which all communications between employer and freelancer must take place.